Gov. Abiodun lauds Airtel’s support for security in Ogun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Thursday lauded Airtel Nigeria for partnering with the State Security Trust Fund to ensure the safety of lives and property across the state.
Abiodun gave the commendation when the management of the telecommunications company paid him a courtesy call in Abeokuta.
The governor said the move would not only boost the state’s security architecture, but also enhance the efficiency of the Police and other security operatives in the discharge of their duties.
Abiodun said in a statement by Airtel: “Airtel has always demonstrated that it is not just a business, but one that is committed to touching lives of people, and we thank them for the generous donations to the OSTF.
“We appreciate the fact that security is important to good governance.
“Our vision is to provide focussed governance, while creating an enabling environment for public and private partnership.
“As for the security, we believe we can also use ICT to impact other sectors including education.”
Also, the company Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel, Segun Ogunsanya, said the company was committed to supporting causes that would help create a better and safer society.
Ogunsanya said: “Today, we are here to reaffirm our partnership with Ogun Government in building a safe community.
“We are donating phones, SIM cards and airtime to help provide stability, comfort and to improve the security situation in Ogun.
“At Airtel, we believe that every good company has an obligation to support its community. Your Excellency, we accept this obligation.”
In his remarks, the Executive Secretary, Ogun State Security Trust Fund, Opeyemi Agbaje, said Airtel’s support would provide an additional efforts to help curb crimes in the state.